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Published: June 8, 2011 at 06:17 AM GMT
Last Updated: July 25, 2011 at 06:17 AM GMT
Can Canoe Ventures fulfill a 35-year old quest to bring interactivity to the television industry? Watch Jack Myers’ comments on the future of Canoe in this week’s Jack Myers Video Media Business Report. The vision of Canoe is to offer a suite of ITV products but today Canoe offers only requests for information, and will soon be delivering polling, voting and trivia. Read Jack Myers exclusive interview with Canoe CEO David Verklin and check out our 10-year forecast of Interactive TV advertising revenues exclusively at www.jackmyers.com.
Subscribers can access the report at www.jackmyers.com. I share exclusive insights from the report in this week’s Video Media Business Report, available here and through Reuters Insider iPad app, which is available at no cost to all Media Business Report subscribers.
According to Simulmedia CEO Dave Morgan, his company has “moved from digital into television … with people-based measurement tools. [The industry is] on steroids [and now] companies can deliver tens of millions of points of data.” And yet, he admitted that the industry is a couple of years away from a meaningful percentage [20%] of the media buying and selling business adopting this method. But the momentum is there as the industry continues to evolve, capitalizing on better technology, cloud based solutions and learnings from past measurement experiences.Read More
You’ve got to admire the way The CW does things. Take its latest promotion: The AT&T sponsored “In a Flash” contest that appears at CWTV.com and receives heavy on-screen promotion during telecasts of its highest rated series, “The Flash.”Read More